Bayern has to cancel tournament in Bayreuth

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On Friday afternoon, the FC Bayern basketball team cancelled its participation in a preseason tournament in Bayreuth (18/19 September) at short notice. This is due to positive results in the for the Corona virus in the team or in the immediate environment of the team.

In order to be able to carry out further tests and, above all, as a preventive measure towards the rest of the FCBB delegation and the teams in Bayreuth, the Munich team decided to forego their departure from the Audi Dome scheduled for Friday afternoon. They immediately informed the organizers in Bayreuth and the Munich Health Department.

The FCBB would have first faced French first division team SIG Strasbourg at the "expert Jakob Cup" in Bayreuth on Saturday evening. Their season opener in the BBL is scheduled for Sunday after next (Sept. 26, 18:00) at the Audi Dome against Ulm.

The FCBB thanks Medi Bayreuth for their understanding and wishes the tournament all the best. The games will be streamed on the BBL club's YouTube channel.



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